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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 06:48:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 64%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:17 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:01 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 06:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 13' South, Longitude: 26° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.87 meters/second, 1572.7 km/hour, 977.2 miles/hour or 849.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.29 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 27' 08.4"977.10 miwest0° 09' 04.0"10.39 minorth977.43 mi
24 hours12° 54' 31.9"872.77 mieast3° 54' 44.3"268.89 minorth918.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeTue 3:48 AM1039 km646 miles561 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorTue 3:48 AM1320 km820 miles713 nmWest W
FortalezaTue 3:48 AM1640 km1019 miles885 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroTue 3:48 AM2143 km1332 miles1157 nmSouthwest SW
JamestownTue 6:48 AM2265 km1408 miles1223 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrasiliaTue 3:48 AM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmWest-southwest WSW
São PauloTue 3:48 AM2485 km1544 miles1342 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaTue 6:48 AM2676 km1663 miles1445 nmNortheast NE
FreetownTue 6:48 AM2710 km1684 miles1463 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémTue 3:48 AM2716 km1688 miles1467 nmWest-northwest WNW
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